A new kind of workstation
'Fitdesk' doubles as an exercise bike
- Duration 3:33
- Date Dec 14, 2012
'Fitdesk' doubles as an exercise bike
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And welcome back everyone have you ever used the excuse too much work.
To work out.
While thanks to our next guest the excuses no longer a good -- and who is that next guess I believe it's Ryan -- the seal and founder of read it -- read below innovation yeah well thank you had to show you how you can work out from the comfort of your very own death cut to come up with the -- Well close friend of ours passed away from cancer and so we were inspired to join a hundred mile three mountain bicycle challenge.
But we needed to train we were having a hard time running a business getting -- work done while cycling indoors in training.
And so we have looked for a device that would allow us and our computers -- nothing existed -- we -- our -- after training for the event.
Exclusively using what we made and I'm writing it.
We thought hey this is a great idea really works it really does work and where I was talking earlier about how when he works edit the Jimmy's always read -- -- -- But what I've noticed is and this is great because you've got to laptop here.
It's often shaky -- so it's hard to read.
Did you come up with his desk thing that's -- -- me and I'm sure NASA helped you develop -- part of the computer stays absolutely rock steady while you're going as fast as you possibly can't.
Right we design -- so is a low intensity had a short throw so that it wouldn't shake their computer too much about it I've been feeling the.
-- of a lot of people on our staff -- realised we needed to -- -- -- let's go live now to the green room.
And -- -- trying to build some of that five power.
If you start -- go to the newsroom as well with a work after -- planning.
Other and looked yes we've we force our people today to sweat while they actually put it that is so I -- -- sweating without working out because that's running outstrips what you're gonna listen folds up quick to -- Has -- sold out.
You just push it together.
-- -- and it snaps just like that was like that.
Not not -- we'll see you can transport it move it around.
But there -- five pounds and one of the great things is if you've gotten a a mileage thing on NC can figure out at the end of the day how far you've gone I know you've sold so far -- these things sell for about 250 dollars -- -- -- on Amazon stuff like that.
You -- about 6000 of them so far.
Is anybody emailed you did OK today at work I went -- 179 miles and -- that big number if we get a lot of a lot of reports of that.
People will clock 20300 miles over the course of the month so we love to hear -- some people are competing using that as nationals because it's relatively flat.
Because I've had this I stick this on the bike and if it goes over the lip.
You have to be they have the reflexes of of a wide receiver Aaron and stopping yet to go hit the ground and that's good jobs is -- this is the annual spirit mixing with necessity.
Yes what we love to hear the most is when people write us back after they've used it for about a year.
This in dealing with my multiple sclerosis were my fibromyalgia.
Or -- metal weight loss tool we have a gentleman in New York City while he was setting for his bar exam.
Use this for ninety minutes a day for twelve months and went from 300 pounds lost 45 pounds and is continuing to meet his goals and you know one of the special things Ryan is you've got this off his bike seat arena a lot of bike seats -- -- it doesn't feel good back there.
More threat it's like a cloud.
It's it's a great but cushions which -- -- It's like a cloud OK but that.
-- I wish I did try it out but worse for today's little problematic though.
Well I'm -- is so weak it's 249 dollars and it's really know alone in -- -- motivations but the bike is called the fit best.
And that's what -- -- back -- up by it.